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Adam Lowe

The Erotic Film Society, in association with Cockadoodle: The Erogenous Art of Maurice Vellekoop, presents An Evening with Amory Peart as part of Manchester Pride Fringe.

Join the  for an evening of candid conversation and outrageous video in partnership with the Erotic Film Society, as Manchester welcomes multi-award-winning director Amory Peart. His distinctive gay, trans and hetero adult films have consistently challenged simplistic definitions of gender and sexuality, putting him in the forefront of queer film-making in Britain for more than two decades.

His current specialism is sharply observed, XXX parodies of mainstream feature films and television, aimed at straight audiences. Retaining his customary edge, output such as retro sci-fi The Bionic MILF; vampire epic Fang Bang; a tribute to much-loved prime minister Aggie Snatcher in The Iron Lady Garden; and most recently Friends with Benefits Street – all gleefully subvert Hollywood clichés and porno expectations alike.

Amory will talk about his richly varied career with Julian Marsh of the Erotic Film Society. This event is strictly over 18 only and proof of age may be requested.

Cockadoodle: The Erogenous Art of Maurice Vellekoop, curated by Bren O’Callaghan, is supported by Arts Council England and Manchester Pride Fringe.

There will be copies of Maurice Vellekoop’s Pin-Ups graphic ‘beefcake’ book on sale on the day (£15), his latest comic The Adventures of Gloria Badcock (£3) and two exclusive, North of England inspired limited edition Pin-Ups prints at £35 each. Once gone, they’re gone!

About the Erotic Film Society

Erotic Film Society aims to develop appreciation and enjoyment of cinematic sex in all its many manifestations; to re-evaluate and celebrate the work of film-makers and performers who shaped this century-old, ‘shadow’ of the mainstream film industry; and to encourage quality in contemporary erotic cinema though a better understanding of the genre.

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Event info

When: Thursday 4th September 2014, 7.30-9.30pm
Where: Twenty Twenty Two, The Basement, Little Lever Street, Manchester
Tickets: £5.00 or £7.00 on the door (limited availability)
Advance booking recommended
Restrictions: Suitable only for persons aged 18+ (Proof of age may be requested to gain entry)
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About Adam Lowe

Adam Lowe is an award-winning author, editor and publisher from Leeds, now based in Manchester. He runs Dog Horn Publishing and is Director and Writing Coordinator for Young Enigma, a writer development programme for LGBT young people. He sometimes performs as Beyonce Holes.